Choice of Law in International Contracts

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Paraguayan draft legislation implementing Draft Hague Principles (in Spanish; an unofficial translation in English, kindly provided by Professor José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez, is available here)

Bibliography on the Draft Hague Principles

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Documentation: 

Year
Title
Further details 

2014
Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Working Group on Choice of Law in International Contracts (27-28 January 2014)  

2013
Draft Commentary on the Draft Hague Principles on the Choice of Law in International Contracts  
  Members of the Working Group  
 
Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Working Group (24-26 June 2013) 
 
 
Conclusions and Recommendations of the Council on General Affairs (9-11 April 2013)
Specifically under "Choice of law in international contracts"
  Report of the November 2012 Special Commission Meeting on the Choice of Law in International Contracts
February 2013 
  Choice of law in international contracts: draft Hague Principles and future planning
Prel. Doc. No 6 of February 2013 

2012
Draft Hague Principles as approved by the November 2012 Special Commission meeting on choice of law in international contracts, and Recommendations for the commentary    
  Draft Agenda for the Special Commission of November 2012   
  Consolidated version of the preparatory work leading to the draft Hague Principles on the choice of law in international contracts  Prel. Doc. No 1 of October 2012
  Conclusions and Recommendations of the Council on General Affairs (17-20 April 2012) Specifically under "Choice of law in international contracts"
  Choice of law in international contracts: development process of the draft instrument and future planning Prel. Doc. No 4 of January 2012

2011
Report of the Third Working Group Meeting (28-30 June 2011)  
  Conclusions and Recommendations of the Council on General Affairs (5-7 April 2011) Specifically under "Choice of law in international contracts"
  Choice of law in international contracts - development process of the draft instrument Prel. Doc. No 6 of February 2011
  Report of the Working Group meeting (15-17 November 2010)  

2010
Agenda of the Working Group meeting (15-17 November 2010)  
  Conclusions and Recommendations adopted by the Council on general affairs and policy of the Conference (7-9 April 2010) Specifically under "Choice of law in international contracts" 
  Choice of law in international contracts. Report on work carried out and perspectives for the development of the future instrument Prel. Doc. No 6 of March 2010
  Agenda of the Working Group meeting (21-22 January 2010)  
  Report of the Working Group meeting (21-22 January 2010)  
  Members of the Working Group  

2009
Feasibility study on the choice of law in international contracts. Report on work carried out and suggested work programme for the development of a future instrument Prel. Doc. No 7 of March 2009
  Conclusions and Recommendations adopted by the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Conference (31 March-2 April 2009)  Specifically under "Choice of law in international contracts"

2008
Conclusions and Recommendations adopted by the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Conference (1-3 April 2008) Specifically under "Choice of law in international contracts"
  Proposal submitted by the International Bar Association Litigation Committee Info. Doc. No 2 of March 2008
  Addendum to Prel. Doc. No 5 Response from Portugal
  Feasibility study on the choice of law in international contracts - Report on work carried out and conclusions (follow-up note) Prel. Doc. No 5 of February 2008

2007
Recommendations and Conclusions adopted by the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Conference (2-4 April 2007) Specifically point 4
  Feasibility study on the choice of law in international contracts - special focus on international arbitration Prel. Doc. No 22 C of March 2007
  Feasibility study on the choice of law in international contracts - overview and analysis of existing instruments Prel. Doc. No 22 B of March 2007
  Feasibility study on the choice of law in international contracts - report on work carried out and preliminary conclusions Prel. Doc. No 22 A of March 2007
  Questionnaire addressed to stakeholders in the field of international commercial arbitration to examine the practical need for the development of an instrument concerning choice of law in international contracts January 2007
  Questionnaire addressed to Member States to examine the practical need for the development of an instrument concerning choice of law in international contracts January 2007

2006
Conclusions adopted by the Special Commission on General Affairs and Policy of the Conference (3-5 April 2006) Prel. Doc. No 11 of June 2006
(specifically point 2)